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Il Frantoio Restaurant

Via del Castello 38 | Piazza Del Duomo, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 0577 923652
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“quail” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via del Castello 38 | Piazza Del Duomo, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely delicious food down in a "cellar" of sorts. Everything we ate was amazing... duck ragu on a pasta,followed by pigeon... I was being daring. Delicious. My wife's osso buco also great. Highly recommend!

Thank AuthorDave
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food in a beautiful setting below the street level. Like dinner in a wine cellar. OUTSTANDING food, friendly service. I highly recommend this place!!

1  Thank FreeholdDMS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful, historic and traditional italian town with very few tourists. We visited this restaurant on recommendation from a local business owner. Unfortunately we were short on time due to a pre-arranged taxi collection, and would have appreciated staying longer to enjoy the atmosphere...More

Thank eesti29
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant in a beautiful restored cellar with a very tasteful menu and a English speaking staff who also know there wines. To get there you need to walk through the whole city.

Thank michelandre1960
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Colle di Val d'Elsa is a very small Tuscan hill town often overlooked on the tourist route. The owners of the old monastery where we stayed recommended Il Frantoio and we were not disappointed. Food was good and waiter very knowledgeable. Despite the wonderful features...More

Thank BBTrisha
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We simply loved everything at Il Frantoio. The Welcome was warm and sincere, the setting gorgeous, the dinner and wine choices mouthwatering ........ we enjoyed it two times in a week that we stayed in Colle di Val d'Elsa, and if we had stayed, we...More

Thank WorldTraveller196420
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We stayed in the village for one month and frequented Il Frantoio often Pietro and staff are amazing and service is top-notch. They are flexible about substituting or making to share dishes for a group. The food is amazing. The starters - the pate, octopus...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had a delicious lunch of risotto with ortica, cooked perfectly then lamb and tagliata, both very tasty. The atmosphere was relaxed and pleasant in an interesting space. The staff were very professional, friendly and perfectly attuned. We were impressed.

Thank Chip319
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The restaurant is in a refurbished olive oil processing building, which still has some rooms and items from the old mill. We were able to compare white (fall) truffles with black (summer, etc) truffles – both dishes being prepared using the same very good tagliatelle...More

Thank travelin_tommy
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The restaurant is underground - an old oil press under a seigneurial palace, cool in summer. The chicken liver paté was as smooth as goose paté - with nut crumbles to provide texture. The guinea fowl surprisingly melted on the tongue; the lamb copious and...More

Thank aldo m
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Castello 38 | Piazza Del Duomo, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Colle di Val d'Elsa
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 923652
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